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MLBPA: Bigger playoffs part of talks

Updated: April 26, 2011, 4:14 PM ET
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

The expansion of the baseball playoffs next year may not be as inevitable as commissioner Bud Selig made it appear last week.

Despite Selig's comments that baseball was moving "inexorably" toward adding two wild-card teams to the postseason field in 2012, union chief Michael Weiner told ESPN.com that the two sides have so far to go in negotiating expansion that "it's just too early" to predict anything.

"We've had healthy discussions at the bargaining table ...

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